Tag: Thomas Hatch

The John Arguello Awards: The Cubs Minor League Pitchers of the Year

The John Arguello Awards: The Cubs Minor League Pitchers of the Year
The John Arguello Awards continues today, as our panel of minor league reporters at Cubs Den now turn their attention to Minor League Pitchers of the Year. The Cubs’ Minor League Pitchers of the Year: Duncan Robinson, RHP and Dakota Mekkes, RHP For the second straight year, the abundance of pitching talent the Cubs have... Read more »

The Show So Far: Advanced-A Myrtle Beach and Low-A South Bend

The Show So Far: Advanced-A Myrtle Beach and Low-A South Bend
Good Morning, and welcome to the show so far, part two! Today, we look at two of the four full-season minor league squads as they have completed their sixth week of play. The end of May is one of the major landmarks in the minor league season, as organizations ready themselves for the upcoming MLB... Read more »

Minor League Preview – Advanced-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans

Minor League Preview – Advanced-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans
Good morning to everyone! Today is the next installment previewing the 2017 minor league season.  Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated spring training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion of spring training. Advanced-A – Myrtle Beach Pelicans Can... Read more »
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Five Players to Watch: Double A Tennessee and Triple A Iowa

Five Players to Watch: Double A Tennessee and Triple A Iowa
Last week was the second of a series of three articles looking beyond the Top Twenty lists and exploring the other players in the Cubs organization that may have an impact on the major league club. The Five Players series has identified many players who have gone on to be considered top prospects and major... Read more »

An Interview with Thomas Hatch

An Interview with Thomas Hatch
For 2080 Baseball, I was recently able to connect with Thomas Hatch, the first player the Cubs drafted last June. He was one of many arms they took in 2016 and probably a sign of a trend in the organization. I suspect that with the need for starting pitching on the horizon, they have deliberately... Read more »